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impertinent - insolent; rude; not pertinent; N. impertinence
stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
carrion - rotting flesh of a dead body; CF. vulture
resilient - elastic; having the power of springing back; able to recover quickly (as from misfortune)
convene - come together; assemble; call to meet; Ex. convene the council
parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
knotty - intricate; difficult; tangled; CF. knot
comestible - something fit to be eaten
periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
lampoon - ridicule; N: written attack ridiculing or satirizing a person, group, or institution